Social Security Disability Benefits and Bankruptcy

If you are receiving Social Security Disability benefits, you may have fallen far behind in your bills because it is tough to live on Social Security Disability benefits. Sometimes, filing for bankruptcy is the best answer. When filing for bankruptcy many, Social Security Disability recipients are unsure whether they have to include their Social Security benefits as income in the means test calculation. In some cases, those receiving Social Security Disability benefits are dependent on those benefits to pay their living expenses and it would make a hardship to repay those benefits.

The good news is that the means test specifically excludes benefits that you receive under Social Security Disability and while your benefits need to be reported, they are not included in the calculation.

If you are on Social Security Disability benefits and you are having difficulty making ends meet or being harassed by your creditors, filing for bankruptcy may be right for you. Contact bankruptcy attorney Nancy Cavey to learn more about your rights to bankruptcy and how bankruptcy can impact your Social Security Disability benefits.

After all, Nancy also practices Social Security Disability law. Call Tampa Bay bankruptcy attorney Nancy Cavey today for your free, no obligation consultation 727.258.4999.

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